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Textbooks replaced by iTunes U downloads

The exam revision season is approaching. It’s when students want as much information as possible at their fingertips.

So how about if you could touch a screen and download all the lesson materials you need? Not just broadly relevant, generic materials, but the actual classes you’ve studied, video and text, put together specifically by your own teachers.

These are the equivalent of digital textbooks supporting lessons for each subject, including the days missed or forgotten. And for good measure, how about if every student in the school could look at the materials on their own individual iPad?

This isn’t a “classroom of the future” experiment or a Silicon Valley sales pitch, it’s a school in Cambridge.

The Stephen Perse Foundation school is building a pathway that others could soon follow. It’s clever and digital, but also practical and easily shared.

Source: BBC

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